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No such thing as conversions in Cairo

IN A LAND where conversion is as dangerous to the convert as it is for the evangelist, the Anglican Church has learned to minister...

Notebook

The diocese of Keewatin's table featured a stuffed gorilla dubbed "Keewatin No," meaning "Keewatin northern person." This particular primate turned up in the...

World briefs

Church members support sailors An Anglican and United Church group is seeking support in their fight to prevent four Filipino sailors from the Maersk Dubai...

World briefs

Itinerant Teds Church of Ireland youngsters are being invited to get themselves little teddy bears, to be named Anglican Ted, and arrange for them...

A bitter-sweet victory

ERITREA HAS BEEN within Ethiopia's sphere of influence for more than 3,000 years - but seven decades of Italian colonialism, combined with the authoritarianism...

Former presiding bishop Allin dies

Bishop John M. Allin, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church (U.S.A.) from 1973 to 1985, died March 6, at the age of 76, after...

Episcopalian, Lutheran accord back on track

A proposal calling for full communion between the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and the Episcopal Church was put back on track with...

War clouds gather

Zimbabwe's Roman Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace predicts that Zimbabwe will face civil unrest if President Robert Mugabe's government refuses to apologize publicly...

Tension eases after S.A. talks

The Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town, the Most Rev. Njong-onkulu Ndungane, emerged from his meeting with President Nelson Mandela on Thursday Mar. 5 encouraged...

Violence still threatens Bethlehem, 2,000 years after

Bethlehem, Palestine FEBRUARY 6, 1998: The city of Bethlehem is quiet tonight. There are rumours of war in the area. Armed soldiers hover around the...

World briefs

Mexican primate dies (ENS)--The first primate of the Anglican Church of Mexico has died at the age of 73. Retired Archbishop Jose Guadalupe Saucedo guided the...

Child ‘slaves’ trek to talks

London Children are travelling to Geneva, on foot and using other forms of transport, from as far away as Brazil, South Africa and the Philippines...

Brutality, oppression outrage visitors

Bethlehem At the invitation of Sabeel Liberation Theology Center and its local and international partners, more than 900 people (Christians, Muslims and Jews) from diverse...

Church leaders cry out for help

Nairobi Kenya's church leaders have called for the United States and Britain to bring pressure to bear on the Kenyan government to ensure that the...

World Bank and world’s faiths promise to work together

London The World Bank and the world's major religions are to establish joint working groups on development issues, it was announced today at the end...